IoT in Transportation

IoT in Transportation

UK unveils £106m for zero emissions tech, £500m from industry

UPDATED A £106 million package for projects developing green battery, vehicle and refuelling technology is to be unveiled today by the prime minister at...

UK getting green number plates, e-bike funds in green transport push

Chris Middleton reports on how green number plates for low-emission vehicles could help make our crowded towns and cities better for all. Meanwhile, the...

British Airways suffers major customer data breach

British Airways (BA) has revealed that hundreds of thousands of its customers have had personal and payment-card details stolen from its website and mobile...

Electric transport: San Francisco tells JUMP, Lyft, Lime to scoot off

Silicon Valley has told ten electric transport providers to get on their bikes and ride out of town. San Francisco has issued one-year electric scooter...

Jaguar Land Rover wants autonomous cars to make eye contact

Developing autonomous vehicles that are capable of navigating dynamic roadways without incident is one thing. But devising systems that can handle the nuances of...

SkyRyse uses altruism to speed passenger drones into our skies

Technology startups and established aerospace companies worldwide are in a race to develop autonomous transport drones. The goal is a sky full of pilotless...

‘AutonoMaaS’ cars: Toyota invests $500m in Uber – Apple courting Tesla?

Make way for 'AutonoMaaS' transport, say Toyota and Uber, as they announce a $500 million tie-up. Should Tesla also go the partnership route? Chris...

Waymo sets up new driverless vehicle division in China

As the trade war rages between Washington and Beijing, Waymo has confirmed that it has decided to join Tesla by opening operations in China...

Skyports buying up London rooftops for future drone network

UK startup Skyports is investing in London rooftop spaces with a view to building a drone infrastructure network. Company bosses hope their 'vertiports' will become...

Stanford develops AI-powered optical computer for driverless cars, drones

A new AI-enabled camera system could drastically reduce the need for autonomous vehicles to carry bulky computers, opening up the possibility of AI-powered handheld...

Uber: Expands in Africa, South America – but haemorrhaging money

Frictionless transport company Uber has announced plans to expand its ride-hailing service to two more East African countries before the end of the year,...

Public concerns about driverless cars rise, Ford releases safety strategy

There's little point in developing autonomous vehicles if you can't also build the trust required with the public to bring about their adoption. That's...